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Eleanore J. Laughry
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“I fondly remember working with Eleanore, at Congress. I enjoyed our talks and her sense of humor. Tom Bradley ”
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“I am so sorry that I didn't make it to the visitation today. I knew there was something else I had to do today, and by the time I remembered, it was...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Anona Sutton - Sturgis, MI

“It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through. ”
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“Sorry for your loss.she was a super person who I will miss ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Diane Eaton/Baldwin - Lagrange, IN

“Uncle John and Family,Out thoughts and prayers are with all of you.Wish we lived closer to attend your celebration for Aunt Eleanore.We will be...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Larry & Terri Smith - Family

“Thinking of all of you and knowing the pain of losing a wife, mother, and grandmother. Saying prayers for all of you. She will be missed by all....Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Lana Lee - Fremont, IN - Family

“I wish we could express the sorrow we feel, just knowing you are bearing a loss so great. May it comfort you to know others care... if we can help in...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Connie and Bill McDaniel - MI

“The Hackman Family and the entire staff extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Hackman Family Funeral Homes - MI


Eleanore J. Laughry age 75 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Tuesday morning, November 29, 2016 at the Parkview LaGrange Hospital in LaGrange, Indiana.
She was born April 15, 1941 daughter of the late Jeremiah and Florence (Smith) Bupp.
Eleanore resided most of her life in Sturgis. On September 23, 1960 she married John E. Laughry in Angola, Indiana.
Eleanore retired from the custodial department of the Sturgis Public Schools following over 20 years of dedicated employment. She also had been employed by the Transogram Company in Sturgis.
She enjoyed word search puzzles, quilting, knitting, crocheting, reading and playing cards.
She is survived by her loving and dedicated husband of 56 years: John; two daughters: Peggy Laughry and Brenda Laughry both of Sturgis; two sons: Steven (Kelly) Laughry of Three Rivers and John W. Laughry of Sturgis; six grandchildren: Eric, Delmar, Zayne, Zandria, Zach and Zo; four great grandchildren: Alex, Tucker, Cami and Olivia; one sister: Elsie Smith of Coldwater and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters: Edith Overholt, Evelyn Winks, Emma White and Elaine Saddison; three brothers: Elwin Bupp, Ezra Bupp and Ernest Bupp.
The family will receive friends from 4:00-8:00 P.M. Friday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331. Funeral services celebrating the life of Eleanore Laughry will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the funeral home. In accordance with family wishes cremation will follow the services. Private burial of the ashes will take place at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis at a later date.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Laughry's memory consider the American Cancer Society or the veteran's organization of one's choice.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.

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